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PASSENGERS Family Movie Review

PASSENGERS Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT'S PASSENGERS ABOUT? A man and woman wake up from cryo-sleep on a futuristic space flight decades before the other passengers. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: C+) On paper, talented and attractive Hollywood stars Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt should make for an ideal onscreen romance. Indeed, one reason Passengers works as well as it does it their ...[Read More]

batman v. superman

BATMAN v. SUPERMAN Family Movie Review

By Jonathan Decker (Family therapist, film critic) WHAT'S BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE ABOUT? Bruce Wayne, fearing Superman's power should the Man of Steel go bad, plans a preemptive strike, goaded on by Lex Luthor's manipulations. IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: C-) Cinematically gorgeous, with terrific action and a perfect cast, Batman v. Superman- Dawn of Justice is nevertheless a misfire on par ...[Read More]

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CONTAGION Family Movie Review

CONTAGION REVIEW (GRADE: A) When it comes to scaring audiences, nothing does the job better than realism. Director Steven Soderberg's (Ocean's Eleven) cast may be filled with big stars and Oscar-winners (Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, and Marion Cotillard), but the tone and performances are down-to-earth. In Contagion an outbreak of a deadly new virus trig ...[Read More]